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Tuscan Wine School in Florence

Via de' Bardi 23r, 50125 Florence, Italy
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Ranked #19 of 289 Activities in Florence
Type: Classes/Workshops
Owner description: At the Tuscan Wine School in Florence you can take a short wine Tasting class any day of the week. We offer concise 1 hour and 2 hour wine tastings... more » Owner description: At the Tuscan Wine School in Florence you can take a short wine Tasting class any day of the week. We offer concise 1 hour and 2 hour wine tastings with 3 or 6 of Italy's best wines. Situated just a few minutes' walk from the Ponte Vecchio, learn about Tuscany's wines, how to taste and what to look for - in a beautiful and fun environment. « less
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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2014 NEW

Myself and my Fiance who are complete Fine Wine newbies took a 2 hour class not knowing what to expect but we were completely blown away! The teacher was fantastic - she was friendly, funny and really knowledgeable. We learnt about the history of italy & regional wine making as well as about the foundation of a good wine. It... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014 via mobile

We had a fantastic time on our trip. The class time was educational, the vineyard/winery tours were lighthearted and informative, and most importantly, the wine was delicious. Definitely will return.

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My daughter and I joined three other couples in late July for the Chianti Classico wine time tour. We chose the 9-3 tour and truly had a great experience. I was not sure about the 45 minute "class" that started the tour but it was interesting and fun and educational all at the same time. Then we hopped into a... More

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Auburn, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

My husband, good friends, and I recently visited Siena, Italy. While there we went to The Tuscan Wine School. It was so informative as well as fun. I am certainly not a wine connoisseur, I just know what I like and don't like. One of our friends is very familiar with many wines, and he enjoyed and learned a great... More

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Concord, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

We ducked into the Tuscan Wine School on a rainy Florence afternoon. We had a reservation and we were a little early, but they kindly let us come inside and dry off. We were the only people there and the "private" experience was great, but I'm sure, given the set-up, that it would have been equally educational if the room... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

My husband and I were lucky enough to be the only two people booked in for the Italian morning session, which looked at wines over the entirety of Italy with a generous tasting of six. We decided to do this class as we also planned to take a Tuscan class in Siena and wanted to understand the differences in Italian... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

I stayed at a B&B a few blocks away from the Tuscan Wine School. It was easy to get there. Our driver was great! We stopped at the piazzale Michelangelo on the way to the winery and on the way back at sunset. I did the afternoon wine tour. It is well worth the money. The people are friendly, informative,... More

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Canberra, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2014

My wife and I had a wonderful experience at the Tuscan wine school. By chance we were the only two people who booked on that day so we were treated to a very personal tasting. The wines were delicious and the instructor gave us a great and detailed explanation of Italian wines and their histories. Would highly recommend this to... More

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Oilville, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

My wife and I went to the 2 hour class one afternoon and had a great time. The instructor (likely the only Finnish Italian Sommelier you'll meet in Florence) was very friendly and helpful. She put the 4 of us in the class at ease, and led a great class. you mainly learn about various aspects of tuscan wines (and... More

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Collingswood, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

After only a 10 minute walk from our rental apartment in the heart of Florence, we arrived at the Tuscan wine school. Immediately, our day of adventure began with learning about the history of the Chianti wine region, how to properly smell and taste a wine, and introductions to the other people in our group. After the 30 minute class,... More

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